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Pelham in Westchester County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Colonel Philip Pell

1753 - 1811

 
 
Colonel Philip Pell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 19, 2010
1. Colonel Philip Pell Marker
Inscription.
The grounds of the
Pelham Memorial High School
were part of the farm belonging to
Colonel Philip Pell
1753 – 1811
Judge Advocate Continental Army
Member of the New York State Assembly
Regent of the University of the State of New York
Surrogate of Westchester County, N.Y.
Delegate to the Continental Congress.
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The date stone 1750 was taken from his homestead.
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This tablet is presented to the town of Pelham
in memory of Mary Sargent Gause
October 15, 1938

 
Erected 1938.
 
Location. 40° 54.167′ N, 73° 48.696′ W. Marker is in Pelham, New York, in Westchester County. Marker is on Corlies Avenue 0.1 miles north of Colonial Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is near the main entrance of the Pelham Memorial High School. Marker is in this post office area: Pelham NY 10803, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Old Boston Road (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); “Pelham Dale” (approx. ľ mile away); Gloverís Brigade Encampment (approx. 0.3 miles away); This Mile Stone
Colonel Philip Pell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 19, 2010
2. Colonel Philip Pell Marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Battle of Pelham (approx. 0.9 miles away); Patriots of the American Revolution (approx. one mile away); St. Paulís Church, Eastchester (approx. one mile away); Saint Paulís Protestant Episcopal Church (approx. one mile away).
 
Also see . . .  Colonel Philip Pell (1753 - 1811) and his farm. Historic Pelham website. (Submitted on June 19, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
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Marker in Pelham image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 19, 2010
3. Marker in Pelham
The "1750" date stone mentioned on the marker can be seen here on the right side of the marker.
Memorial High School image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 19, 2010
4. Memorial High School
The Colonel Philip Pell marker is located just north of this entrance to the High School. It can be seen on the right in the photo.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 19, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 605 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 19, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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